Shelley Friedmann

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Shelley is an avid outdoors-woman and runs peer listening workshops and anti-oppression trainings regionally.  Before coming to Sudbury, she enjoyed leading environmental science programming for youth in Acadia National Park and guiding eco-tours by kayak on the Maine coast.  Shelley studied pre-med at College of the Atlantic and received a degree in History from Oberlin College.  During the school day, Shelley's favorite activities include mixing chemicals and lighting things on fire with the Chemistry Co-op, discussing liberation theory, and hiking the Catskills.  

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Chemistry at Sudbury

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Every day, somewhere on the Sudbury campus, students are engaging in scientific pursuits. In the last couple of days this has included cooking in the kitchen, making homes for wooly bear caterpillars, tending the garden, pulling out a magnifying glass to get a closer look at “diamonds” discovered in an old broken brick (“No, that’s QUARTZ!”…“No, it’s a diamond!”)...

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Math

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Shelley and Otelia doing math.I’ve worked at Sudbury for five years now and this fifth year is my nerdy dream-come-true. As a Sudbury staff member, we follow the students’ lead and engage in the activities they choose to pursue. Sometimes our personal passions are shared by students and we can engage in those activities together, and other times we might be waiting around for a long long while for something we love to catch on. Well, I love evaluating algebraic expressions, playing with geometric shapes, and puzzling out information about movement and time, and lucky for me this year I get to teach about these concepts every day of the week!

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